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Cancel the Cardinals Home Opener?!?

The St. Louis Cardinals are scheduled to play their home opener the next day and Megan Riley, a young meteorologist who works for a private weather ...


Cooling Off a Warming Planet

This role-playing case on climate change policy is designed to engage student groups in parallel discussions on policy instruments and packages for ...


Dead Fish in Bear Pond

This interrupted case study introduces students to the complexity of understanding natural variation in ecosystems through time in the absence of l ...


Fishing Midst the Morning Dew

In this case study, “Tatiana,” a college student, introduces psychrometry to her younger brother as she explains the physical phenomeno ...


Global Climate Change: Evidence and Causes

This “clicker case” begins by assessing students’ impressions of global climate change and the role that human activities play in ...


Global Climate Change: Impact and Remediation

This “clicker case” is a continuation of another case in our collection, “Global Climate Change: Evidence and Causes,” in w ...


Global Climate Change: What Does it Look Like?

In this interrupted case study, Ph.D.-paleoclimatologist-turned-TV-meteorologist Sara Fahrenheit finds herself projected into a future climate that ...


In the Eye of the Storm: A Case Study in Natural Disasters

This case study of Hurricane Katrina chronicles a college student's adventures with the Hurricane Hunters, a group of people from the Air Force Res ...


On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

In this case study, developed for an introductory environmental studies course, students grapple with the issue of air pollution, specifically the ...


PCBs in the Last Frontier

This interrupted case study is based on current research involving the global transport of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Students are asked to ...


The Petition: A Global Warming Case

The goal of this dilemma case study is to teach students about global climate change.  The setting is a faculty meeting where the discussion h ...